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Adblock Plus Makes Deals With Google, Amazon And Microsoft

When is an ad blocker not an ad blocker? When it fails to block all the ads! According to the Financial Times, Eyeo, the German based start-up behind Adblock Plus, will be letting some ads through its blocking software, with some of the web’s biggest advertisers free and clear in exchange for a hefty price.

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Google Is Making Human Skin

Google is making human skin. Thankfully it’s not for Andy Rubin’s new defence contract or to stretch over his Androids! After moving Glass to the mainstream … Read more…

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LG Claim New Snapdragon 810 Doesn’t Overheat

Yesterday we heard all sorts of info claimed to be the specs of the new Samsung Galaxy S6, along with several sources such as Bloomberg saying that Samsung were dropping the Qualcomm Snap Dragon 810 mobile chip due to overheating issues. Instead choosing to use their own Exynos chip to power all versions of the device. However LG have come out with conflicting information about the new chip.

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Several Brands In Talks To Buy O2

There have been rumours circling about a big offer for the large UK mobile network O2 for a number of months now. Stories and leaks have popped up surrounding British Telecom making a move back into the mobile market with a large offer. Now it would seem they are hot property as at least three other companies are interested in purchasing O2 from Telefonica.

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HappyPlace App Attempts To Help With Your Depression

I want to be saved, I want to be taken away from this world and put some where happy. I am fed up with life. All things we see on social media “drama” on an almost daily basis. Many point to social media being the thing to blame, being a faceless, massless organisation that won’t argue back. However research points to it being the easiest way to cry for help.

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Uber Driver Accused Of Being Homophobic

Uber, Uber, Uber. What is left to say in this tale of starlet start up, “bro-grammer” culture and huge PR disasters? Well it just doesn’t seem to stop in the tales of unacceptable behaviour from its hired drivers. Just weeks after a Chicago driver was caught driving under an account he made in his wife’s name, another driver in London allegedly removed a couple from their car for kissing.

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India’s Government Filtering Internet Access

Much of the Indian population is waking on this New Year morning to find its Internet access now filtered by the government. The powers that be have decide to start blocking access to a varied list of websites in its bid to counter terrorist movements.

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Copying Your Fingerprint From Photos

So it’s now 2015, the year of the hover board, self lacing shoes and holograms – according to Back to the Future at least. As technology continues its unrelenting march to improving, streamlining and hugely benefiting our lives, is it also time to admit we have no control over the abilities of new technology? Almost everything to we thought sacred, personal and indefinable, can be found or created by technology – including our fingerprints.

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North Korea Sony Pictures Hack Will Be One of 2014’s Biggest News Stories

The largest news story of 2014 is now promising to be one that just won’t go away. It also unfortunately may end up being the most memorable, as North Korea seem to be prepared to go to war over the fall out after the Interview and Sony Pictures hack. If you haven’t yet read the information behind the largest cyber intrusion in public knowledge, we have published several articles over the last few weeks.

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Auto Facebook Awesome: The Big F’s Photo Improvement Service

Who doesn’t like a good selfie? No, oh well maybe thats just me, but we all love sharing our snaps online. Nearly everyone carries a camera in their pocket now in the form of a smartphone, so we press the shutter at every event seen. Whole online communities are built around this, and Facebook paid $1billion to bring Instagram in house to capitalise on the camera social movement. Now with their own ‘auto Facebook awesome’ solution, they are taking it a step further. 

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Can We Give Sony A Break Please?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks you can’t have escaped the furrow that’s followed Sony Pictures computer system security being compromised on a massive scale. What started as a bit of tech news has exploded into mainstream news and is set to cause a media storm for weeks or months to come. Its this media storm of news and blogs that needs to stop.

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Social Network Use Is Declining

To be social – “needing companionship and therefore best suited to living in communities or an informal social gathering, especially one organized by the members … Read more…

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